Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics Released

Azure Data Lake, now generally available, is a Microsoft-hosted service that provides components for storage and computing to help capture and analyze Big Data. Data Lake Store (the storage component) is a scalable Hadoop environment that is specifically designed to capture and store large amounts of unstructured data in native formats at high rates, typically for later analysis. Data Lake Analytics (the computing component) allows customers to build and process compute jobs using a SQL-like language, rather than using Hadoop tools.

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